LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 21, 2013
LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 09, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LYB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $77.65, the dividend yield is 3.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LYB was $77.65, representing a -2.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.34 and a 65.71% increase over the 52 week low of $46.86.
LYB is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). LYB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.75. Zacks Investment Research reports LYB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.75%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LYB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LYB as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM )
- Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an increase of 16.13% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting of LYB at 6.09%.